Zeta has developed Get Engaged, a Z-HOPE initiative designed to address the underlying issues that are contributing to the senseless killing of African Americans in the U.S. Get Engaged provides Zeta Phi Beta Sorority with an opportunity to strengthen relationships among the community, elected officials, law enforcement, and to protect the rights of our communities. #ZetasGetEngaged
Get Engaged Goals and Local Chapter Activities:
** Drive individual and community engagement in the underlying issues that are destroying our communities and augment an understanding of the benefits and consequences of action or inaction.
**Empower citizens through knowledge sharing and fostering collective responsibility among community members.
**Cultivate a culture of mutual respect in our communities.
**Develop relationships with elected officials.
** Hold voter registration drives and get out the vote activities.
** Invite elected officials to local chapter events.
** Participate in city council hearings.
** Host criminal justice workshops with our local NAACP, NOBLE,and other law enforcement or legal organizations.
– National website: http://www.naacp.org
– Criminal justice resources: http://www.naacp.org/pages/criminal-justice-resources
– Find your local unit: http://www.naacp.org/pages/find-your-local-unit/
– National website: http://www.noblenational.org
– Community outreach: http://www.noblenational.org/communityoutreach.html